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Populær cultural sights

  1. drone image of the Norwegian industrial worker museum Vemork in Rjukan in autumn
    Heritage is our legacy from the past, what we live with today, and what we pass on to future generations. Our cultural and natural heritage are both irreplaceable sources of life and inspiration. In Telemark both Rjukan and Notodden are on the UNESCO list.
  2. Handmade porcelain
    Welcome to the Porcelain Museum where tradition is combined with digital technology and dialogue. An unique porcelain experience in Porsgrunn!
    1. 11 Jan 202424 Jun 2024
    2. 25 Jun 202431 Aug 2024
  3. Eidsborg stave church at Vest-Telemark museum with dark clouds
    Charming, small stave church. Located by West Telemark Museum in Eidsborg.
    1. 1 May 202415 Sep 2024
    2. 15 Jun 202415 Aug 2024
  4. the balls on the building for Ælvespeilet kulturhus in Porsgrunn
    At the Ælvespeilet culture center you can enjoy concerts, with both national and international artists, theatre, shows and performances for children.
  5. different books at Vinjesenteret
    Vinje Centre for Journalism and Literature is a national center for poetry and journalism based on the journalist and poet, Aasmund Olavsson Vinje.
    1. 1 Jan 202414 Jun 2024
  6. Hardangervidda National Park Center in winter
    Interactive exhibition about wild reindeer.
  7. Brekkeparken in Skien is a lovely park with beautiful flower beds, and with lots of history in the main building and the old houses from Telemark.
    1. 1 Feb 202430 Apr 2024
    2. 1 May 202431 Aug 2024
  8. Stråholmen and Jomfruland in South
    Jomfruland National Park was established on 16 December 2016 and covers an area of 117 km2(45 sq mi), including the islands of Jomfruland and Stråholmen. About 98% in the park area is sea.
  9. Visit the magnificent Heddal Stave church in Notodden - the largest wooden stave church in Norway.

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    1. Henrik Ibsen statue in front of Ibsenhuset
      Skien is the childhood home of Henrik Ibsen and the start of the Telemark Canal.
    2. drone image of Porsgrunn and Porsgrunnselva in the evening
      The white gold is still produced here and the city is also full of coastal culture.
    3. 3 jenter har forkledd fra skrekkeparken i Skien Brekkeparken
      Exhibitions, concerts, festivals, family events, small and big happenings, there is something for everybody in the county of Telemark.
    4. Museums that are open in autumn
      Mange museer stenger etter sommeren, men det finnes noen museer som holder åpen året rundt.